Thursday, September 06, 2007

Bad Day Yesterday

Yesterday didn't start out as a bad day. I put a quilt on the frame that needs to be done for the quilt show and got it started. I had an appointment to get my haircut so hopped in the car to go to Marti's house. At the end of my street, I turn left but this time, a speeding car didn't see me and hit me - hard.

I called 911 right away but fortunately an officer just happened to drive by right after it happened. My car got turned completely around and headed back up my street again. I have heard that most accidents are very close to home - this one was just about 1 block from my house.

Also, the fire department and an ambulance came. Luckily Bill was close by at the dentist and I was able to call him and he also arrived very soon. I decided not to go in the ambulance but agreed to go to the ER.
I don't really think the car can be fixed but the insurance company will hopefully decide that - and soon. I think the frame is bent.
I actually broke the driver's side window with my head. Once we got to the ER, they put my neck in a brace and did a cat scan, as well as x-ray's of my neck. After about 4 1/2 hours, they decided I disn't have any damage that they could identify except for bruises and abrasions. They gave me some pain pills and sent me home.

The quilt show is next week and I still have a couple of quilts to finish. I got one done today that was fairly simple but still took quite a while. I have my color rainbow to finish.

I still have a sore head with a lump on it and seatbelt bruises, a stiff neck and assorted other pains but overall, it wasn't bad. Fortunately, the young man who hit me didn't appear to have any injuries at all.


  1. I'm so glad you had your seatbelt on!!!!!! Sorry, my grandma died from complications of a seatbelt-less car accident.

    Wishing you a speedy recovery!

  2. I'm so glad you're OK. That could have been so much worse. I hope you're able to get everything done before the quilt show.

  3. ouch!! I'm glad to see you are "ok". And did go to the ER for documentation.

    Hopefully you won't be too stiff or sore for the quilt show.


  4. Wow! I am glad you are ok. Be sure to rest when you get tired. After everyone is found fine the part I hate most is the inconvenience of it all!

  5. Sorry to hear of your accident, Melinda. Glad you weren't more seriously injured. I'll be at the quilt show next Friday. Maybe I'll see you there.

  6. Glad you are safe and pretty much unscathed. Looks like the car is terminal! Rather it than you :)

  7. The car can be replaced, but you are one of a kind. So glad to hear that you weren't seriously injured. Take care of yourself as you could still feel sore the next couple of days.


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